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City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Homemaker/Home Health Aide

Basic Certificate (BC)

THIS PROGRAM IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING STUDENTS.


  • ​This program provides students with the knowledge and skills in personal care to evaluate and address the psychological, emotional, and physical needs of the older patient. 
  • The curriculum includes 17 skills mandated by The National Homecare Council, including all elements of personal care, vital signs, body mechanics, safety measures, resident’s rights, infection control, communication, and observation. 
  • This program is ideal for students interested in employability in the home healthcare field, individuals in career transition, and selected high school students interested in the healthcare field.​  
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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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Credit Hours (CH)

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Program/Plan Number

0895

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Prerequisites

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Program General Requirements

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Program Core Requirements

4.5 CH
Short Term Health
STHLTH 150
Homemaker/Home Health Aide 4.5
This course provides the student with the necessary skills mandated by the national Homecare Council including all elements of person care, vital signs, body mechanics, safety measures, resident's rights, infection control, communication, and observation. Exploration of geriatric and Alzheimer's patients is also included. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
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Additional Requirements

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Program Elective Requirements

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Focus Electives

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